It Takes More than a Major: Employer Priorities for College Learning and Student Success
October 13, 2014, No Comments

This AACU report (PDF) validates our efforts at Purdue through the Purdue Polytechnic Institute (PPI) initiative led by ...

Welcome to 50 Years and Counting
August 25, 2014, No Comments

As students, faculty, and staff return from vacation, I want to take a moment to welcome you back to campus to the next ...

3 Reasons Why We Love Purdue Technology
June 27, 2014, No Comments

In August, I will begin my 25th year at the College of Technology, and I love the University, the college. I’ve be ...

Lectures Aren’t Just Boring, They’re Ineffective, Too, Study Finds
May 19, 2014, No Comments

Science Insider has posted this evidence-based article that shows that lectures in undergraduate courses are ineffective ...

The Connected Generation
February 22, 2013, No Comments

I just read a survey conducted by IBM that looks at the opinions and views of students and CEOs. The survey’s prim ...

True Innovation and Bell Labs
February 27, 2012, 1 Comment

I just read an article in the New York Times titled “True Innovation“. The article is a brief history of Bel ...

Scholarship reception remarks
October 10, 2011, No Comments

I thought I would share the remarks I made at the College of Technology’s Scholarship Reception that was held on Satur ...

Solar Decathlon
October 6, 2011, No Comments

Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for a series of meetings but also to see Purdue’s Sola ...

Disrupting College
July 12, 2011, No Comments

Melissa Dark, associate dean for research and strategic planning, shared a report titled Disrupting College: How Disrupt ...

Stuck in the Shallow End
June 30, 2011, No Comments

I just finished reading a book titled Stuck in the Shallow End.  It is a very good book based on a study done at UCLA r ...